Autorzy WL na festiwalu „Literacki Sopot”

Dorota Masłowska, Ludwika Włodek i Marian Pilot będą gwiazdami tegorocznej edycji festiwalu Literacki Sopot. Serdecznie zapraszamy nad polskie morze na rozmowy o literaturze w dniach 17 – 20 sierpnia.

Our new catalogue is now available for downloading...

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German edition of "Sonya" by Ignacy Karpowicz

We are very pleased to present the cover design for the German edition of "Sonya" by Ignacy Karpowicz. The novel will be out in Gemany in may 2017. The translator is Katharina Kowarczyk.

Anna Janko on the shortlist for the Angelus Award!

We are pleased to inform that Anna Janko’s book – „A Small Annihilation” – has been chosen as one of the 7 contenders for this year’s edition of the Angelus Award (out of 70 other titles). The winner will be announced on the 15th of October 2016.

"Balladynas and Romances" in Spain!

We are very pleased to present the cover of the Spanish edition of „Balladynas and Romances” by Ignacy Karpowicz, which has just been published by Rayo Verde Editorial from Barcelona.

„The Witch’s Daughter” in the Ukraine!
The Ukrainian edition of this title is published by the Old Lion Publishing House.
The book has been published in the Czech Republic, Italy, Norway, Slovakia and Lithuania so far.
Another deal for Olga Tokarczuk title: Playing on Many Drums will be part of a major literary project called „A Long Bridge from Short Stories” organized by Kalem Culture Association.
New catalogue 2016:

Our latest rights guide for the London Book Fair is available for download (Frontlist & Backlist).


The first sale for Damagedon by Andrzej Muszyński! Ars Lamina from Macedonia loved the book and and has acquired translation rights. 

A string of sales has been made this month starting with Dorota Terakowska’s The Witch’s Daughter sold to eBesede in Slovenia and The Old Lion Publishing in Ukraine nad Mr Grym’s Mirror to Propolis Books in Serbia.
KUD Police Dobove will continue with publishing Jerzy Franczak’s novels and has acquired rights to his second novel - Da capo.
Casa Cartii de Stiinta from Romania has become the publisher of Fishbones by Ignacy Karpoiwcz.

A selection of Tadeusz Borowski’s short stories has been sold to Turky and will be published by Alakarga Kitap. The translation will be made by Seda Koycu and the book will be out in 2017.


We are pleased to inform that rights to two titles of Olga Tokarczuk have been sold: The Books of Jacob will be published in 2018 by Fraktura in Croatia and Primeval and Other Times by Kastaniotis in Greece in 2017.


It was a very good year for Wydawnictwo Literackie in terms of rights selling. The most susccessful authors were: Szczepan Twardoch and his Morphine (rights sold in 7 countries) and Ignacy Karpowicz and his novel Sonya (rights sold in 13 countries).

New catalogue:

Our latest rights guide for the Frankfurt Book Fair is available for download (Frontlist & Backlist).

Blurb for "Gestures" by Ignacy Karpowicz from Dalkey Archive Press
We are very pleased to share with you some praise from the American publisher of Gestures by Ignacy Karpowicz.
Here is what John O’Brien said of this exquisite novel:
Foreign sales

Here are some current sales of our titles: 

Publishers’ Study Visit to Cracow

A seminar on the Polish literature for foreign publishers, organized by the Book Institute,  will be held at our publishing house at Dluga 1 in Krakow this year on 11- 14 June

Nike Literary Award longlist

We are pleased to announce that four authors of Wydawnictwo Literackie have been longlisted for the Nike award this year

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